NIU at Akron College Football Parlay 11/1/2018
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium
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Summa Field at InfoCision Stadium is the venue for the game between the NIU Huskies and the Akron Zips on Thursday, November 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has NIU as 5.5 point favorites. The Zips are 3-4-0 against the spread and their over/under mark is 2-5-0. The Huskies are 4-4-0 ATS and their over/under record is 1-7-0.
Valuable NIU Huskies Betting Trends
The NIU Huskies are 1-7-0 against the over/under
The NIU Huskies are 4-4-0 against the spread
Important Akron Zips Betting Trends
The Akron Zips are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Akron Zips are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key NIU Huskies Injuries
10/25/18 CB Albert Smalls Undisclosed is out for season
Key Akron Zips Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The NIU Huskies have run for 1,210 yards as a unit, which ranks 89th in the nation. They've run 334 times, averaging 3.6 yards per rush as a unit. The Huskies have been penalized on offense 54 times for 462 yards so far this year, which has them 52nd in the country in penalties. They are 127th in Division 1 in points scored with 137. They have run 572 plays this year for 2,274 yards, which ranks them 124th in the nation in total offense. The Huskies average 4 yards per play, which is 128th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 141 1st downs this season, ranking them 118th overall as an offensive unit. Marcus Childers has completed 128 throws while attempting 235 passes for a completion percentage of 54.5%. He has passed for 1,064 yards this year. He averages 4.3 adjusted yards per throw and 4.5 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 99.5.
The Huskies rush defense has given up 332 attempts for 894 yards this season, putting them in 19th place in the country against the run. They have had 53 penalties for 429 yards on defense this year. That places them 49th in Division 1. NIU is 31st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 169. They have given up a total of 2,756 yards on D, which is 38th in the nation. The Huskies are 15th in yards per play allowed with 4.6. Opponent offenses have completed 156 throws on 271 attempts against the NIU Huskies defense this season, ranking them 81st and 91st in the country. The NIU pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,862 yards in the air, which is 74th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The NIU Huskies have tried 11 field goals this year and made 7, which is 83rd in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 64%. NIU Huskies kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 12 for 12 this season. Their punters have accumulated 2,388 yards on 58 punts, averaging 41 yards per punt. That ranks them 78th in the NCAA in punting average. NIU is 47th in the country in punt returns with 14. They've totaled 87 punt return yards and average 6.2 yards per return, which is 98th in D-1. They have returned 10 kicks for 164 yards on special teams, which puts them 118th in kick return yardage. The Huskies average 16 yards per kick return and they are 127th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,526.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Zips are 123rd in Division 1 in points scored with 157. They have run 455 plays this season for 2,207 yards, which ranks them 112th in the nation in total offense. The Akron Zips average 4.9 yards per play, which is 115th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 120 1st downs this year, placing them 128th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Akron has run for 854 yards as a team, which ranks 120th in the country. They've run 242 times, averaging 3.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Zips have been penalized on offense 51 times for 492 yards so far this season, which has them 67th in the nation in penalties. Kato Nelson has thrown for 1,348 yards this season. He has completed 105 passes on 208 attempts for a completion percentage of 50.5%. His quarterback rating this year is 112.5. He averages 6.5 yards per pass attempt and 5.8 adjusted yards per throw.
Akron is 27th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 165. They have surrendered a total of 2,576 yards on D, which is 21st in Division 1. The Zips are ranked 21st in yards per play allowed with 4.8. Opposing offenses have completed 147 passes on 247 attempts against the Akron defense this season, placing them 60th and 56th in the country. The Akron Zips pass defense has also given up a total of 1,509 yards through the air, which is 28th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 288 attempts for 1,067 yards this year, putting them in 36th place in D-1 against the run. The Zips have committed 41 penalties for 401 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 37th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Akron is ranked 54th in the nation in punt returns with 13. They've accumulated 53 punt return yards and average 4.1 yards per return, which is 120th in college football. They have returned 9 kicks for 130 yards on special teams, ranking 123rd in kick return yardage. The Akron Zips average 14 yards per kick return and they are 129th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,391. The Zips have attempted 14 field goals this season and made 11, which is 27th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 79%. Akron kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 16 for 16 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,722 yards on 44 punts, averaging 39 yards per punt. That places them 102nd in Division 1 in punting average.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Zips +5.5 and over 48 total points
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